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Julia Davidson age 87, of Dallas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Julia Ann Jones Davidson was born on May 21, 1935 in Childress, Texas to Wallace and Frances Jones. She was raised on a farm with her twin sister Jane and four older brothers. During her sophomore year in high school her family moved to Gatesville, Texas. She graduated from Gatesville High School in 1953, where she was a cheerleader and homecoming queen. Soon after graduation, she met the love of her life, David Davidson. They were married on March 27, 1954 at the First Baptist Church of Gatesville. David and Julia resided in Dallas, where they raised their three children, Becky, Bobby and Deanne. Their second child, Laurie Kay, went to heaven at fifteen months of age.
Her faith and family were the focus of her life. She was a long-time member of Park Cities Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School in the youth department and was a member of the Ruth Glaze Bible Study Class. Julia was active in Junior-3-Arts and Bent Tree Garden Club. She had a passion for cooking and loved spending time with her family. Julia struggled with MS in her later years. Her devoted husband David personally took care of her for as long as he could. In March of this year, they celebrated sixty-eight years of marriage.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Frances and Wallace Jones; daughter, Laurie Kay Davidson; grandson, Scott Hayden Pegram; brothers, Wallace Jones Jr., Max Jones, Charles Jones and T. Jones.
Julia is survived by her husband, David Davidson; three children, Becky Pegram and husband, Ronnie, Bobby Davidson and wife, Christy, Deanne May and husband, Jim; twin sister, Jane Riggs; seven grandchildren, John Pegram and wife, Leslie, Todd Pegram and wife, Jennifer, Lauren Pegram, Melissa May, Eric May and wife, Belinda, Reid Davidson, Garrett Davidson; and nine greatgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mound Cemetery, Mound, Texas, with Rev. Bruce Cox officiating. Scott’s Funeral Home, 2425 E. Main St., Gatesville, Texas is in charge of arrangements.
Proverbs 31: Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies… Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Cities Baptist Church, 3933 Northwest Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75225.